Category Archives: Special Projects

Meet Maggie! TFI’s Summer ’17 Landscape Intern

WEEK 7 Friday, July 14 (written July 17) I spent most of last week reading about probably 30 community gardens, and used just as many feet of trace paper making plans over diagrams over maps of the current garden space at

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Meet Maggie! TFI’s Summer ’17 Landscape Intern

WEEK 7 Friday, July 14 (written July 17) I spent most of last week reading about probably 30 community gardens, and used just as many feet of trace paper making plans over diagrams over maps of the current garden space at

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Tryon 5K Recreation Trail

THE TRYON FARM RED DIAMOND TRAIL Tryon Farm’s Red Diamond Trail is a 5.0 Kilometer (3.1 mile) long permanent recreational trail that begins at the Chicken Coop adjacent to the original Farmhouse. The pathway winds itself through a series of

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Tryon 5K Recreation Trail

THE TRYON FARM RED DIAMOND TRAIL Tryon Farm’s Red Diamond Trail is a 5.0 Kilometer (3.1 mile) long permanent recreational trail that begins at the Chicken Coop adjacent to the original Farmhouse. The pathway winds itself through a series of

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Calumet Seed Bombs For Sale

Calumet Region Seed Bombs LIMITED EDITION – $20.oo Help to restore the ecosystems of the Calumet Region and support Tryon Farm Institute with these limited edition ecosystem seed bombs. Each variety contains species curated to grow in the various ecosystems and attract

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Calumet Seed Bombs For Sale

Calumet Region Seed Bombs LIMITED EDITION – $20.oo Help to restore the ecosystems of the Calumet Region and support Tryon Farm Institute with these limited edition ecosystem seed bombs. Each variety contains species curated to grow in the various ecosystems and attract

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Fishing with Flies

Did you know one can fly fish at TFI’s Bailey Pond? People in the know celebrate Michigan City’s Trail Creek as a regional destination for salmonid fishing but it’s probably not the best place for a beginner to learn the

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Fishing with Flies

Did you know one can fly fish at TFI’s Bailey Pond? People in the know celebrate Michigan City’s Trail Creek as a regional destination for salmonid fishing but it’s probably not the best place for a beginner to learn the

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Memorial Bosque

William ‘Billy’ Stratton, TFI’s landscape architecture graduate design intern from Ball State University, designed and installed a memorial “bosque” in August 2015 to be located on a natural overlook of Bailey Pond at Tryon Farm. A “bosque” is a landscape

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Memorial Bosque

William ‘Billy’ Stratton, TFI’s landscape architecture graduate design intern from Ball State University, designed and installed a memorial “bosque” in August 2015 to be located on a natural overlook of Bailey Pond at Tryon Farm. A “bosque” is a landscape

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Trail Hub Landscape Design Proposal

In December 2014, Tryon Farm Institute funded a 4-day intensive design internship for two Master of Landscape Architecture graduate students from Ball State University: Nicole Rebeck and William (‘Billy’) Stratton.  Nicole and Billy were tasked with re-imagining an existing under-designed

Trail Hub Landscape Design Proposal

In December 2014, Tryon Farm Institute funded a 4-day intensive design internship for two Master of Landscape Architecture graduate students from Ball State University: Nicole Rebeck and William (‘Billy’) Stratton.  Nicole and Billy were tasked with re-imagining an existing under-designed